Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. (AAM) (NYSE: AXL), headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, is a manufacturer of automobile driveline and drivetrain components and systems. AAM was founded in 1994 when a private investor group, led by Richard E. "Dick" Dauch, James W. McLernon, Raymond Park and Morton E. Harris purchased the Final Drive and Forge Business Unit from GM's Saginaw Division. In 1999, AAM went public, and is traded as "AXL" on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). AAM has grown to supply various OEM manufacturers around the globe in the passenger car, light truck, and commercial vehicle segments.
Bell Canada, commonly shortened to "Bell", is a major Canadian telecommunications company. Including its subsidiaries such as Bell Aliant, Northwestel, Télébec, and NorthernTel, it is the incumbent local exchange carrier for telephone services in most of Canada east of Manitoba and in the northern territories, and a leading competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) in the western provinces. In a majority of its service territory, Bell Canada's principal competition is Rogers Communications. Bell Canada currently services over 13 million phone lines. It is headquartered in Verdun, Montreal, Quebec. Bell Canada is the main remaining asset of BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE, NYSE: BCE), also known as Bell Canada Enterprises, a former conglomerate operating in a variety of businesses. BCE ranks number 224 on the Forbes Global 2000 list (2008 edition). In 2007, BCE accepted a purchase offer from a group led by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, but in the wake of the 2008 economic crisis, the resulting corporate structure (including the debt load that would have been assumed) was deemed to not meet necessary solvency criteria, and the takeover was cancelled.
The Bank of Ireland (Irish: Banc na hÉireann) (ISEQ: BKIR. LSE: BKIR, NYSE: IRE) is a commercial bank operation in Ireland, which is one of the 'Big Four' in both parts of the island. Historically the premier banking organisation in Ireland, today Bank of Ireland is number two to Allied Irish Banks. The Bank occupies a unique position in Irish banking history. At the core of the modern-day group is the old Bank of Ireland, the ancient institution established by Royal Charter in 1783. The Bank of Ireland should not be confused with the Central Bank of Ireland, as it is a commercial bank and not the Irish central bank, as its name might suggest.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USG Innotiv - Professionals in ICT provides project sourcing and specialized staffing solutions for IT projects in the Belgian IT market. The company was founded in 1988 as "Beaver Software" (later: "Beaver IT Services") by Marc Van Beek and steadily grew into one of the key players in the financial (banking) markets as a provider of mainframe specialists. As the IT market grew, so did the number of specialty domains (introducing other key technologies: Java (Sun), .NET (Microsoft), SAP ). USG Innotiv - Professionals in ICT (Belgium) is a unit of the publicly traded USG People Group (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange and included in the Midcap-index (AMX)).
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN) is a credit enhancement company, offering mortgage insurance, financial guaranty insurance for public finance, asset-backed and structured finance transactions, reinsurance and other financial services. Radian is the third-largest publicly traded mortgage insurer in the United States. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, with operations in New York City, London and Hong Kong. It generates nearly one-third of its net income from non-mortgage insurance businesses. The company''s key executives are S.A. Ibrahim (chief executive officer of Radian Group), Rick Altman (Chief Admin Officer Admin/HR), David Beidler (President Radian Asset), Teresa Bryce (President MI Operations), Lawrence DelGatto (EVP Information Technology), Rick Gillespie (SVP MI Operations), Edward Hoffman (SVP Legal), Bob Quint (EVP Finance), James Sookiasian (SVP Admin/HR), and Scott Theobald (EVP Risk Management). The company has over 1,000 employees.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Thomson Reuters is an information company created by the Thomson Corporation's purchase of Reuters on 17 April 2008. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: TRI) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TRI). Thomson Reuters is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, USA. The Woodbridge Company, a holding company for the Thomson family of Canada, owns 53% of the group, which operates in 93 countries, and has over 50,000 employees.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Votorantim Papel e Celulose - VCP was one of the leading pulp and paper sector in Brazil and one of the largest enterprises of the Votorantim Group, which stands out among the major business conglomerates in Latin America. The company merged with Aracruz, the world's biggest pulp and paper industry in Brazil forming a Fibria largest paper pulp in the Southern Hemisphere.The company was listed on BM&F Bovespa and the NYSE, where currently listed as Fibria and was also listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Zapata Corporation (NYSE: ZAP) is a holding company based in Rochester, New York and originating from an oil company started by a group including the former United States president George H. W. Bush. Various writers have alleged links between the company and the United States Central Intelligence Agency.The company traces its origins to Zapata Oil, founded in 1953 by future-U.S. President George H. W. Bush, along with his business partners John Overbey, Hugh Liedtke, Bill Liedtke, and Thomas J. Devine. Bush and Thomas J. Devine were oil-wildcatting associates. Their joint activities culminated in the establishment of Zapata Oil. The initial $1 million investment for Zapata was provided by the Liedtke brothers and their circle of investors, by Bush''s father and maternal grandfather Prescott Bush and George Herbert Walker, and his family circle of friends.
Penske Motor Group is an El Monte, California based, wholly owned division of the Penske Corporation, managed by Gregory Penske. The group operates three automobile dealerships in California: Longo Toyota and Longo Lexus in the Greater Los Angeles Area and Lexus of Stevens Creek in the San Francisco Bay Area. Penske Corporation is also the majority shareholder of the world's second-largest automotive retail group, the NYSE listed Penske Automotive Group.